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The Resource Beekeeping for Dummies, by Howland Blackiston, foreword by Ed Weiss

Beekeeping for Dummies, by Howland Blackiston, foreword by Ed Weiss

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Beekeeping for Dummies
Title
Beekeeping for Dummies
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by Howland Blackiston, foreword by Ed Weiss
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Language
eng
Summary
This is your guide to becoming a successful back yard bee keeper. Want to find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping? The latest edition of Beekeeping For Dummies gives you the most trusted and up-to-date information on safely keeping your own bees, including complete instructions for assembling and maintaining bee hives, handling all phases of honey production, using the latest tools and equipment,and much more. Keeping your own bees has many benefits: they not only pollinate your garden, but you can harvest the honey, honeycomb, propolis, bee pollen, and wax. With the expert guidance in Beekeeping For Dummies, you'll get the know-how to acquire your own bees and transfer them safely to their new home, securely open and close the hive, inspect your bees at the right time, handle common problems, and extract honey like a pro. It includes expert tips for maintaining a healthy bee colony. It contains options for using natural (non-chemical) methods for keeping bees healthy. It has information for keeping bees in both suburban and urban environments. It covers harvesting and marketing your honey. It explores the impact the sudden disappearance of the honey bee has on our environment and economy. It provides information on how to raise your own queen bees and improve the genetics of your colonies. If you're brand-new to the scene or a seasoned beekeeper looking for the latest tools, techniques and information on backyard beekeeping, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered
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BTCTA
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638/.1
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  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Beekeeping for Dummies, by Howland Blackiston, foreword by Ed Weiss
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Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885229685
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Paperback ; 3rd edition.
Extent
xiv, 414 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781118945469
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations,
System control number
(OCoLC)885229685
Label
Beekeeping for Dummies, by Howland Blackiston, foreword by Ed Weiss
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885229685
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Paperback ; 3rd edition.
Extent
xiv, 414 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781118945469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations,
System control number
(OCoLC)885229685

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